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Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

This first column of 2019 is a tribute to the weekly newspaper you are reading today, the Mad River Union, and a reflection on the role such a local forum for local news and ideas plays in giving the North Coast a sense of place and community.  The staff and writers for the newspaper were

Big 3-day rummage sale in Fieldbrook

Fieldbrook Community Hall, formerly the Fieldbrook Grange, now affiliated with the California Guild, is holding  a mullti-family estate, moving & downsizing rummage sale Friday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 5  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4926 Fieldbrook Rd. in Fieldbrook. Profits

Suspect claims drugged-up accomplice killed couple

Paul Mann Mad River Union FIELDBROOK/EUREKA – Suddenly, an alleged accomplice now dogs the jury’s reckoning in the Fieldbrook double murder case of Jason Michael Arreaga. The putative accessory is Shavonne Hammers, 36, of Lucerne. Ironically, she was the prosecution’s lead witness three weeks ago and the first to incriminate Arreaga, 30, also of Lucerne,

Arreaga stalwart under cross-examination

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – On the witness stand for the second day running, double murder suspect and drug dealer Jason Michael Arreaga of Lucerne freely admitted he had lied baldly and repeatedly to investigators when he was arrested 13 months ago, telling the jury, “I was scared – two people had been killed and

Major reversal in Arreaga murder trial

Paul Mann Mad River Union FIELDBROOK/EUREKA – Surprise testimony today, Oct. 2 in the Jason Michael Arreaga double murder trial provided an unexpected eyewitness account which expressly identified the suspect from Lucerne as the perpetrator of the Fieldbrook shootings a year ago September that claimed the lives of lovers Angel Robin Tully and Harley Hammers

Fieldbrook double murder case advances

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 17 for a Lucerne, Calif. man charged with the gunshot slayings of two Eureka residents in Fieldbrook in early September. Jason Michael Arreaga, 29, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and six special allegations pertaining to the use